7.1 Summarize the mission and the vision of the charity.
7.2 Does this involve a major departure from its current activities? How? Why?
Charities are typically explicit about their mission and vision on their web site in in their description of their program(s) in Section C of the T3010 Return available from Canada Revenue Agency. Section C2 requires details current and new charitable programs. The CRA’s list of Charities – Basic Search and Charity Focus are also great alternative sources.
Additional information of the charity’s mission and vision can be gleaned through a Canadian News Search that may yield recent press releases or an interview with an executive further detailing the direction the charity is heading.